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Agriculture and human health

Agriculture and human health

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Published by Centre for Agricultural Strategy, University of Reading, Institute of Agricultural Medicine and Rehabilitation in Reading, Hailsham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Agriculture -- Accidents.,
  • Agricultural laborers -- Health and hygiene.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by J.L.Jollans.
    SeriesCAS paper -- 14
    ContributionsJollans, J. L.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15113166M
    ISBN 10070490621X

    AbstractThe majority of American farmland today is dominated by industrial agriculture featuring chemically intensive food production in large single-crop farms and animal production facilities. Modern food processing has grown into a large industry with revenue of hundreds of billions of dollars. The effects of industrial agriculture and the food processing industry on the. Aflatoxins, natural fungal toxins found in foods and animal feeds, have great public health significance. This book presents the basic and applied toxicology of aflatoxins, including analytical identification, agricultural and veterinary implications, toxicology and carcinogenesis in humans, and economic and regulatory problems associated with aflatoxin contamination and control.

    Early Agriculture had Dramatic Effects on Humans. October 1, Share Email Print. Contacts: Sean Downey COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The introduction of agriculture in Europe was followed by regional population crashes despite trends of demographical growth, reports research published in Nature Communications this week. mixing with soil, water, air and food, they cause to problems on the agricultural foods and affect both human health and natural balance so finally they become an environment problem. Pesticide runoff is an important contributor to surface-water contamination [11]. File Size: KB.

    Human Ecology, Human Economy: Ideas for an Ecologically Sustainable Future: Mark Diesendorf and Clive Hamilton: The Hundred Year Lie: How Food And Medicine Are Destroying Your Health: Food industry: Randall Fitzgerald: ISBN The Hype about Hydrogen: Fact and Fiction in the Race to Save the Climate: Climate change. Climate change threatens human health and well-being in many ways, including impacts from increased extreme weather events, wildfire, decreased air quality, and illnesses transmitted by food, water, and diseases carriers such as mosquitoes and ticks. Explore impacts to human health.


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